Lumbar Disc Herniation. Can Physical Therapy Help?

Lumbar Disc Herniation. Can Physical Therapy Help?

Lumbar disc herniation is a devastating medical complication that may result in immense back pain. Physical Therapy can reduce this pain and help optimize your overall health.   What is a Lumbar Disc Herniation? Each of the bones that form the spine are cushioned from...
Tennis Elbow. Is it Causing Problems?

Tennis Elbow. Is it Causing Problems?

Tennis elbow is a common overuse condition that results from the tendons in the elbow being overloaded as a result of repetitive motions involving the hand, arm and/or the wrist. Tennis elbow, which is professionally referred to as “lateral epicondylitis”, is a...
Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is an issue that commonly kicks in approximately six hours immediately following exercise and peaks within two days. Individuals that suffer from DOMS will experience variation in their experience, based on general health, type of...
Avoid Overuse Injuries

Avoid Overuse Injuries

Now that you have ramped up your current physical fitness regimen, be aware that you could be at increased risk of injury due to overexertion. What causes overexertion? and How can you increase your physical activity without worrying injury… “Exercise to...
Preventing Overexertion with Your New Year Exercise Plan

Preventing Overexertion with Your New Year Exercise Plan

Now that the New Year is in full swing, your action plan for optimizing your health might be as well. There is one issue to be cautious of. Overexertion. Whether you’re seasoned in physical fitness, or initiating a new fitness program, be especially careful to...